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J&J diabetes care company Animas to close operations and exit insulin pump market


Thursday, 5 Oct 2017 07:00am EDT 

Oct 5 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson : :‍Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies - Animas corp intends to discontinue manufacturing, sale of animas vibe and onetouch ping insulin pumps.‍Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies - Animas corp also intends to close operations and exit insulin pump business​.‍Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies - Animas selected Medtronic as partner to facilitate transition for patients, caregivers, healthcare providers​.‍Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies - patients using an Animas insulin pump will be offered option to transfer to a Medtronic pump​.‍Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies - Johnson & Johnson is continuing to evaluate potential strategic options for Lifescan Inc​.‍Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care Companies - for patients, healthcare providers outside of U.S., Canada Animas to continue to sell pumps, operate as usual​.